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Huipil

Museum number:
3-151
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000151
Alternate number:
151 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s shirt (guipil). (White cotton. Basket weave. Overall brocade in many colors. One brocaded red band on each side. Appliqued in pink taffeta around neck. Approximately 72 cm long, 72 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Lucas Tolimán, Sololá, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Lucas Toliman, Solola, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) (silk taffeta at neck)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 72 centimeters and length 72 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in Museum library. See acc. envelope. See also references below.
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